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  1. Sticky Thread All NYC How to Read an ERB Results Report

    Aristotle Circle recently released the report, How to Read an ERB Results Report, that takes you through the ERB test report section by section and...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-03-2011 09:26 AM
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    02-01-2011 08:58 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread All NYC Free ERB practice test download

    http://www.aristotlecircle.com/sites/default/files/ERB Sample.pdf

    Started by newyorkmom, 02-16-2011 08:01 AM
    aristotle circle, erb, nyc admissions, nyc private schools, test prep
    • Replies: 0
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  3. Sticky Thread All NYC NYC DOE to Replace Bracken (BRSA) with Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT2)

    From Bright Kids NYC: For 2012-2013 testing season, the NYC Department of Education just announced that it will keep OLSAT going forward and will...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-16-2012 11:15 AM
    brsa, new york, nyc g&t, nyc gifted and talented, nyc public, olsat
    • Replies: 4
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  1. All NYC Getting into Kindergarten in NYC

    My wife forwarded this documentary about the kindergarten admissions process in NYC - fascinating. Here's Part 1 of the nine part series:...

    Started by theschoolboards, 06-23-2010 12:29 PM
    brooklyn, manhattan, new york, nyc kindergarten
    • Replies: 0
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  2. All NYC What's the best way to go - private school or public?

    Deciding between private school or public in NYC? Have a look at Andrew Postman's article for New York Magazine: ...

    Started by theschoolboards, 07-25-2010 12:52 PM
    brooklyn, manhattan, new york, nyc private, nyc public
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  3. All NYC Need help / advice with ERB Test prep

    What's the best way to prepare DS for the ERB - books, classes, whatever else? Is there a minimum score required to get into a top tier?

    Started by metromom, 08-10-2010 08:49 PM
    erb, new york, nyc admissions, nyc private
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 9,746
    09-18-2010 08:20 PM Go to last post
  4. All NYC Where would you draw the line in prepping for the ERB?

    I want to make sure dd is well prepared for the ERB, but I want to make sure we don't cross over the line into cheating. Where would you draw the...

    Started by bizzybee, 09-23-2010 03:13 PM
    new york, nyc private, testing
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 5,333
    10-04-2010 02:59 PM Go to last post
  5. All NYC Karen Quinn: The 7-Abilities Children Need For Testing and Kindergarten Success

    This from Karen Quinn's blog post on TestingforKindergarten.com:By age 5, most children in America will have been given some kind of intelligence...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-05-2010 07:49 AM
    new york, testing
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,431
    10-05-2010 07:49 AM Go to last post
  6. All NYC How accommodating are schools in scheduling interviews and playdates?

    Between the interviews and the playdates for all the different schools we're applying to, how do I tell a school when there's a schedule conflict?...

    Started by betamama6, 10-22-2010 08:22 AM
    new york, nyc admissions, nyc application, nyc private
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,848
    10-25-2010 08:12 AM Go to last post
  7. BK-All Kindergarten Vs. 1st Grade Admissions

    My daughter is at a great pre-school that teaches 3-5 year olds. Do you think we would be at an enormous disadvantage admissions-wise for both...

    Started by lala06, 10-14-2010 08:35 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 8,354
    11-06-2010 02:42 PM Go to last post
  8. All NYC School Grading system: what does it really tell us parents?

    I don't really "get" the school grading system. I have heard from a few neighbors that the grades are based on "improvement" so a really good school...

    Started by mamamaran, 11-10-2010 11:54 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 9,894
    11-11-2010 06:57 AM Go to last post
  9. All NYC Did you see the ERB Testing Age Brackets on Aristotle Circle's website?

    I was browsing around the ERB prep sites and saw this on Aristotle Circle. "Many schools tell families that age does not impact ERB scores, as...

    Started by bizzybee, 11-12-2010 09:54 AM
    erb, new york, nyc private, testing, wppsi
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 9,641
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  10. All NYC Common questions about testing young children

    I admit I spend too much time on the testing sites but saw an interesting Q&A with Dr. Kim Har, director of early childhood education at Aristotle...

    Started by bizzybee, 11-22-2010 09:50 AM
    aristotle circle, erb, new york, nyc testing
    • Replies: 0
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    11-22-2010 09:50 AM Go to last post
  11. All NYC Aristotle Circle Dr. Kim Har gives inside peek at ERB/WPPSI Workbook

    Yesterday, Dr. Kim Har, director of early education at Aristotle Circle, answered some common questions from parents about test prep. Today, she...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-23-2010 09:21 AM
    aristotle circle, erb, kim har, wppsi
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,887
    11-23-2010 09:21 AM Go to last post
  12. All NYC How to ask the right questions during the admissions process

    This from Jennifer Woodruff, an Aristotle Circle admissions expert:One of the many things that parents worry about during the school admissions...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-30-2010 11:12 AM
    aristotle circle, new york, nyc admissions
    • Replies: 0
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  13. All NYC The Blackboard Awards' top elementary and middle schools in New York City

    Over the past month, The Blackboards Awards have been honoring some of the top private and public schools in New York City for excellence in...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-10-2010 10:22 AM
    blackboard awards, new york, nyc elementary, nyc middle, nyc private, nyc public
    • Replies: 0
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    12-10-2010 10:22 AM Go to last post
  14. All NYC G&T wait until 1st grade

    I think my son may have a decent chance to do well. My husband would rather keep him in his montessori school for K. I feel like if he gets into a...

    Started by natty22, 12-21-2010 07:03 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,950
    12-22-2010 10:31 AM Go to last post
  15. All NYC Tele-seminar by TestingMom.com to answer questions about G&T testing

    TOPIC: The most popular questions from parents about gifted and talented testing - OLSAT, Bracken, WPPSI-ERB, Stanford-Binet and more! Get insiders...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-05-2011 09:01 AM
    new york, nyc g&t, nyc public, nyc testing
    • Replies: 0
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    01-05-2011 09:01 AM Go to last post
  16. All NYC Should we bother reviewing DOE's OLSAT material?

    After the barrage of ERB and Stanford-Binet, our dc seems to have had enough of all this testing. The OLSAT is coming up so I'm wondering whether to...

    Started by lizzyk1975, 01-10-2011 12:50 PM
    new york, nyc g&t, nyc public, olsat
    • Replies: 1
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    01-14-2011 08:25 AM Go to last post
  17. All NYC Should you prep your child in G&T Testing?

    This from Insideschools.org by Claiborne Williams Milde:Testing for gifted & talented programs is now underway in NYC public schools. If you’re...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-24-2011 09:58 AM
    new york, nyc g&t, nyc public
    • Replies: 0
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    01-24-2011 09:58 AM Go to last post
  18. All NYC Aristotle Circle's Dr. Kim Har Talks About Kindergarten Testing: To Prepare or Not to Prepare?

    From The 30 Minute Mom podcast: The most important test your child will ever take comes 13 years before the SAT. Around the country, life...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-31-2011 11:17 AM
    aristotle circle, kim har, new york, nyc private, nyc public, nyc testing
    • Replies: 0
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    01-31-2011 11:17 AM Go to last post
  19. All NYC Ques. about G&T test

    Does anyone know if they will repeat the question if a child asks?

    Started by natty22, 01-31-2011 06:36 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 9,539
    02-01-2011 03:41 PM Go to last post
  20. All NYC Gifted & Talented test is “just like homework”

    This from Insideschools.org by Claiborne Williams Milde:On the eve of my four-year-old daughter’s date with the gifted & talented examiner, we sat...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-07-2011 09:10 AM
    new york, nyc g&t, nyc public, olsat
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 13,008
    02-07-2011 09:10 AM Go to last post

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